WhatSalon is looking to recognise some of the stars of the industry with the WhatSalon Awards.

Anyone at any stage in their career can enter, the image can be shot by a professional photographer or on your phone – what we are looking for is for you to showcase your skills and show us some great hairdressing.

Cut and Colour Me Beautiful

Hair Stylist: Michelle Griffin

Photographer: Richard Miles

Make up Artist: Lauren Mathis and Lucy Flower

Fashion Stylist: Clare Frith

Showcase the latest trends and techniques in this image. Create a total look, a colour to compliment a great cut. Bold or subtle, whatever you prefer, WOW our judges with your work.

Salon Style

Hair: Jay Birmingham

Makeup: Haus of Maschera

Photography: Lulia David

We want to see the work you do everyday in the salon – hair that keeps clients coming back for more. Short, long or in between we want to see what makes you a star of the salon floor.

2020 Vision

Hair: Zoe Irwin

What’s the next big trend for 2020? Use your talent to create an image that stops the judges in their tracks and makes them think – “I wish I had done that”.

2020 Beauty

Hair: Keith Harris

Makeup Artist: Rita Simone

Stylist: Ekaterina Belaya

Photographer: Daria Belikova

Showcase your make up skills and create a look that is alluring and beautiful. Our experts will be looking for a flawless finish and make up that enhances real beauty.

Men’s Style

Jim Shaw Men’s Collection Credits

Collection name: Decade

Photographer: Tony Le-Britto

Hair: Jim Shaw using American Crew American Crew UK

Make-Up: Roseanna Velin

Styling: Bernard Connolly

Good grooming is always on trend. We’re looking for something that reflects the trends for 2020 and will influence men’s hairstyling.

How to Enter

Between now and 6th January 2020 send your high res images (300dpi) by WeTransfer or Dropbox to admin@ajc93.com along with your contact details – name, Instagram handle, salon, address, tel no and email along with which category you are entering.

You can enter as many categories as you like as many times as you like. Please make sure each entry is clearly marked with which category you want to enter.

Closing date Monday 6th January 2020 and entries will be judged by a panel of industry experts.

All finalists will be announced at the end of January and will be invited to attend Salon Summit on Birmingham on Sunday June 7th 2020, where as part of the summit we will be announcing the winners and presenting the awards.

All finalists will also be entered into the People’s Choice Award, which will be voted for by attendees of the Salon Summit Roadshows in Edinburgh, Manchester and Bristol and will also be announced at Salon Summit 2020.